Action picture


See action photograph
Contemporary Examples

He was also reported to be starring in an action picture called Cancun, which has gone by the wayside.
Is He Sabotaging His Career? Kim Masters March 8, 2010

Historical Examples

In the action picture there is no adequate means for the development of any full grown personal passion.
The Art Of The Moving Picture Vachel Lindsay

And the highest type of action picture romance is not attained by having Juliet triumph over the motorcycle handicap.
The Art Of The Moving Picture Vachel Lindsay


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  • Action shot

    noun See action photograph Historical Examples Commander O’Brine jumped up so fast that the action shot him to the ceiling. Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet Harold Leland Goodwin

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    noun See extreme sport Contemporary Examples How can plain ink-on-paper compete with reading as an action sport? Do Literary Gimmicks Work? Caryn James April 19, 2011

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